The UK Parliament is on a lockdown after reports of sighting a man with a Knife. A man who is in his 30s has been arrested outside the gates of the Palace of Westminster.
People heard shouts of “knife,knife,knife” before the man was brought down as per the witness. The local authorities have handled the situation and detained the person. It is reported that no one has been hurt.
Eye witnesses have seen police take some items from the floor around the suspect.
UK has been witnessing a series of terror attacks in the past weeks which also casted a shadow on the recently held elections.
The Westminster Bridge attack was the first of three fatal terrorist incidents in the United Kingdom this year. On May 22, a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured 119 at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, and then on June 3, eight people were killed and dozens injured after three attacked drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and then carried out a knife attack in neighboring Borough Market.
As per the latest reports, Traffic is flowing normally around Parliament and armed officers are patrolling the area.